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Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive

The Committee of One Hundred

The Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive is a collection of documents, books, booklets, images, and ephemera created between 1909 and 1918 during the planning and execution of San Diego's 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition and the military occupation of the Exposition grounds in Balboa Park during WWI. The project is supported by the Balboa Park Online Collaborative and funded by the County of San Diego, the Balboa Park Alliance, and individual contributors. The Balboa Park Allianc...



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Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by San Diego Chamber of Commerce
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Promotional booklet describing San Diego government, parks, schools, libraries, churches, railroads, harbor, and ending with 2 pages on upcoming Panama-California Exposition.
Topic: Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Balboa Park or Exposition nursery
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Nursery ledger of expenses and plants
Topics: nursery, exposition
Official Guide Book of the 1915 Panama-California Exposition held in San Diego. Includes listing and descriptions of Exposition flora, exhibits, events.
Topics: Guide, Book, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by unknown
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pages from a photo scrapbook
Topics: scrapbook, photos, Panama-California, exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Publicity Dept of the Panama-California Exposition
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First newsprint edition of Exposition News, a "monthly magazine" 
Topics: Collier, Hogaboom
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Western States Publishing Company
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Journal "California Arts and Architecture" August 1935
Topics: san diego, exposition, 1935, casa de tempo
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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San Diego Union newspaper, 45th Annual Edition, with Exposition cover and Exposition Section
Topics: San Diego Union, newspaper, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Panama-California Exposition
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DeLuxe Edition #1 presented to Gilbert Aubrey Davidson
Topics: Exposition, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by U S Grant Hotel San Diego California
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Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition with map of San Diego Area
Topics: U S Grant Hotel, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, Balboa Park, San Diego California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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General Review of Army and Navy Activities at the Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, Balboa Park, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Around The World Views Company / arranged by Charles A. Widger; A.M., copyright 1914
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Souvenir color view book of San Diego scenes and the upcoming 1915 Panama-California Exposition (artist renderings of exposition)
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Summary of individuals served each month; on Society letterhead, showing officers and directors; notes by Horace Baker, Exec Secretary
Topics: Horace Baker, statistics, 1915, reports, exposition, San Diego
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Color and b/w souvenir book of views at San Diego's 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition, with  map of the Panama Canal  
Topics: San Diego, 1915, 1916, Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park, Panama Canal
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by See America First Company
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San Francisco, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, Salt Lake City, Denver, Grand Canyon, Sierras. 1915
Topics: San Francisco, Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, San Diego,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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San Diego Exposition Section dedicates several pages to the impending opening of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition, with a section on the Southern California Counties exhibits and building.
Topics: San Diego Exposition, newspaper, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Southern California...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by D.C. Collier, Winfield Hogaboom, Frank P. Allen, Jr., Edgar l. Hewett
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Folded 2-sided page promoting San Diego's planned 1915 Panama-California Exposition, with an early sketch of grounds, circa 1912
Topics: San Diego, Exposition, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Official Program for Ground Breaking Ceremonies, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, "4 days of pageantry and carnival"
Topics: Program, Ground Breaking, San Diego, Panama-California, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by National Views Company of San Diego; Official publishers of the Panama-California Exposition
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Souvenir view book of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by pub. by San Diego Information and Rooming Bureau
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Daily Program of events in San Diego and Vicinity for the week of Sept 24-30, 1916. Includes Exposition events as well as hotel and other commercial information
Topic: program
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The Pictorial Publishing Co. San Diego California/The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY
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Souvenir photo book of black/white views of San Diego's Panama-California Exposition, 1915
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Balboa Park, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by San Diego Chamber of Commerce & Board of Supervisors San Diego County
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Promotional booklet for San Diego and 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, climate, health, water, harbor, theaters, clubs,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Clara Maye Callahan; Published by Hatch & Loveland
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Sheet music for song welcoming visitors to San Diego for the Panama-California Exposition 
Topics: sheet music, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Souvenir book of views from San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Expositionm, including map of the Exposition grounds.
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Architecture and grounds of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition.
Topics: architecture, Bertram G Goodhue, Science and Education building, Churrigueresque, Indian Arts...
Promotional brochure for the Indian Village at San Diego's 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Painted Desert, Exhibit, Indian Village, San Diego, 1915, 1916, Panama-California Exposition, Santa...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Travelers' Aid Society, San Diego
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Travelers' Aid Society, San Diego case reports for 1915-1916
Topics: exposition, San Diego, Panama-California
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Travelers' Aid Society of San Diego
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Monthly reports of the San Diego Travelers' Aid Society, 1915
Topics: 1915, exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Author: Dr. Ales Hrdlicka, Publisher: National Views Co.
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A Descriptive Catalog of the Section of  Physical Anthropology, Panama-California Exposition, 1915
Topics: evolution, race, senility, pre-Columbian, Indian, Anthropology
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published under the direction of The Woman's Board Fine Arts Committee
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A Catalogue of Paintings, Gallery of Fine Arts, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915
Topics: George Luks, Joseph Henry Sharp, Maurice B. Prendergast, William Glackens, Carl Sprinchorn, Guy...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Board of Supervisors / Chamber of Commerce
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Promotional booklet for San Diego, includes sections on fire, police, public health, harbor, climate, hotels, clubs, historical timeline, local towns, and the upcoming San Diego Panama-California Exposition
Topics: fire, police, public health, harbor, climate, hotels, clubs, historical timeline, local towns, San...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Compiled and Published by North American Press Association
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Communities, businesses, and attractions in Los Angeles and other cities of Southern California, including San Diego and the 1915 Panama-California Exposition at San Diego.
Topics: Los Angeles, Southern California, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Southern California Counties Building at San Diego's 1915  Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Southern Counties Building, California, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915, Imperial,...
Tour information for Second Regimant Ohio Infantry to both Expositions and Grand Canyon
Topics: Second Regiment, Ohio Infantry, Panama-Pacific Exposition, Panama-California Exposition, Grand...
Indian Village at San Diego's 1915-1916 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Painted Desert, Exhibit, Indian Village, San Diego, 1915, 1916, Panama-California Exposition, Santa...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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about the Exposition buildings and grounds.
Topics: exposition, 1935, 1936, San Diego
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Fred Stansfield; Published by Hertz and Stansfield
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Sheet music for "Official March" celebrating San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition 
Topics: sheet music, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Descriptions and b/w photos of commerce and industry, major cities, in chiefly, Southern California. This issue features California's two 1915 expositions celebrating the opening of the Panama Canal: San Diego's Panama-California Exposition and the larger Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco
Topics: Southern California, Los Angeles, San Diego, 1915 Expositions, Panama Canal, San Diego Exposition,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by National Views Company
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Official Daily Program, Monday June 19, 1916
Topics: Panama-California International Exposition, San Diego, 1916, Automobile and Invalid Day, Amateur...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Maya exhibits in the California Building at the Panama-California Exposition, including works of art relating to Ancient America  by Sallie James Farnham, Carlos Vierra, Jean Cook-Smith
Topics: Maya, Quirigua, Guatemala, California Building, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, San Diego,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Panama-California International Exposition
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Commendation presented to G. Aubrey Davidson Jan 1, 1917. Signed by five Exposition Vice Presidents: ( Senator)  Robert  N.  Bulla, John D. Spreckels, (Mayor) Edwin M. Capps, Carl H. Heilbron, John F. Forward, Jr. and Secretary H.J. Penfold
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, Panama-California International Exposition, Davidson
Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Panama-California International Exposition
Booklet promoting the Panama-California International Eposition
Topics: 1916, Panama-California International Exposition, directors, woman's board, hotels, apartments,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Artgravure
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Souvenir booklet with photos of San Diego and 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Balboa Park
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by McBride, Nast, & Company, New York
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Periodical for January 1915 with feature articles: San Diego and its Exposition by Edward Hungerford; Under Fire in Poland; Kara-Kum, the Tomb of the Caravans; Malta
Topics: Edward Hungerford, San Diego, Exposition, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, war, Poland,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by the Passenger Department Southern Pacific Company San Francisco, California"
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Travel by train to see California's Big Trees at Yosemite, Sequoia, Calaveras Grove, Mariposa Grove
Topics: Yosemite, Sequoia, Calaveras Grove, Mariposa Grove, General Grant Park, Wawona Hotel, Sentinel...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Erie Railroad
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Travel brochure featuring California's 1915 Panama-California Exposition and Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Topics: San Diego, California, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, Panama-Pacific International Exposition,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue, Advisory and Consulting Architect to the Exposition
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Plate 31: South and west elevations, permanent California State Building, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Cal., 1915
Topics: California State Building, California Building, architectural drawing, Plate 31, elevations,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Official Daily Program for Panama-California Exposition San Diego, Cal.
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Marine Barracks, concert by band of the 4th Regiment,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Souvenir book of photographic views of the 1916 Panama-California International Exposition held in San Diego
Topics: Panama-California International Exposition, Panama-California, Exposition, San Diego, 1915, 1916
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "The Scenic Limited, Missouri Pacific - Iron Mountain"
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Illustrated news for travel agents
Topics: Panama-Pacific International Exposition, Panama-California Exposition, 1915
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Santa Fe Railway System
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A monthly publication devoted to the interests of the 75,000 employees of the Santa Fe Railway System
Topics: Santa Fe Railway System, San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, Santa Fe Style of...
Promotional brochure for San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Copyright 1912, Panama-California Exposition
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Early brochure promoting San Diego's planned 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, D.C. Collier, map
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by San Diego Sight Seeing Co.
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Promotional brochure for the 1915 San Diego Exposition, 1915, printed about 1910-1911
Topics: 1915, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Published by I. L. Eno, 958-5 St., San Diego, Cal
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Accordion-style view folder of postcard views of San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition
Topics: Balboa Park, San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "Artgravure, Copyright 1915, C.T. Co., Publishers, Chicago"
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View book of San Diego and Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by "Artgravure, Copyright 1915, C.T. Co., Publishers, Chicago
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View book of San Diego and Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Dinner menu from Cristobal Cafe, Panama-California International Exposition
Topics: Christmas, 1916, menu, Cristobal Cafe, Panama-California International Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by brooks
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pages from scrapbook donated by Larry Brooks. Photos taken by his grandparents.
Topics: 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The American Federation of Arts
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Periodical promoting the appreciation of American art. 
Topics: Howard Pyle, American Tapestries, Fine Arts at the San Diego Exposition, Mark Watson, Frank P Allen...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Union Pacific System
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Tours offered during 1915 by the Union Pacific System: Yellowstone National Park, California Expositions, San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Diego's Panama-California Exposition, Alaska, and more
Topics: Tours, 1915, Union Pacific, Yellowstone National Park, San Francisco, Panama-Pacific International...
Opening Program Dec. 31st, 1914, Official Opening of the Panama-California Exposition San Diego, Cal.
Topics: Official Daily Program, Opening Day, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, January 1 1915,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Official Daily Program for Panama-California Exposition San Diego, Cal.
Topics: Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, Marine Barracks, concert by band of the 4th Regiment,...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Frederick Doyle
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Photo album from the Selig Movie Special (also known as the Selig Exposition Flyer) railroad excursion in 1915. Film producer William N Selig, chartered a private train that took theater owners and industry people from Chicago to the National League of Motion Picture Exhibitor’s conference in San Francisco and to the Selig Polyscope West Coast Studios and Selig Zoo. Other stops included in the album were San Francisco’s Panama-Pacific International Exposition, San Diego’s...
Topics: William N. Selig, Frederick Doyle, John M. Selig, San Francisco, Panama-Pacific International...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Words: H.L Du Commun; Music: Bert H. Carlson
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Sheet music
Topic: music
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Curt Teich and Co. Artgravure Chicago
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Souvenir view book of San Diego scenes, including Panama-California Exposition
Topics: San Diego scenes, harbor improvements, 1915, Panama-California Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Wells Fargo & Company
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Promotional brochure for Wells Fargo and San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition, including map of Exposition Grounds. The map indicates the location of the Wells Fargo Pavilion and the text states that your mail can be addressed to you at either their main office or the Wells Fargo office in the Varied Industries Building on the Panama-California Exposition grounds.
Topics: San Diego, California, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, hotel rates, side trips
Hand-colored view book of San Diego's 1916 Panama California International Exposition
Topics: San Diego, 1916, Panama-California International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, California
Souvenir booklet for the "Out of Doors Exhibit of the Seven Southern Counties of California at the Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915
Topics: Southern Counties, California, Panama-California Exposition, San Diego, 1915, Imperial, Los...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Aetna Life Insurance Company
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Booklet for Panama-California Exposition and Panama-Pacific International Exposition
Topics: exhibit, Aetna
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Promotional foldout for travel to the San Diego exposititon via Santa Fe Railway
Topics: Santa Fe, San Diego, 1916, Panama-California, International, Exposition, Santa Fe Station, Painted...
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
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Postcard booklet with views from San Diego's 1915 Panama-California Exposition with perforations on left to tear off and mail postcards.
Topics: San Diego, Panama-California Exposition, 1915, Panama-California Exposition, postcard.
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
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Brochure describing Tours and rates by ship and rail.
Topics: Expositions, San Francisco, San Diego, 1915, Yellowstone, Glacier Park, Yosemite Valley, Grand...
Single page foldout brochure on the Panama-California International Exposition
Topics: Panama-California International Exposition, SanDiego, 1916 Panama-California, Exposition
Panama-California Exposition Digital Archive
by Committee of One Hundred
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small brochure on this midway spectacle
Topics: America's Exposition, 1935, Days of Saladin, horses, stallions